Enrique Iglesias' single "Bailando" was the first ever Spanish-language song to reach one billion views on YouTube.
Coolio's "Gangsta's Paradise" was the #1 single in Australia for 13 weeks. It holds the record for the longest running chart topper Down Under since the first ever ARIA Chart was listed in 1983.
The Bangles song "Eternal Flame" was inspired by a display at Graceland that honored Elvis Presley.
The Goo Goo Dolls got the title for their song "Iris" from a Country singer named Iris DeMent.
Fleetwood Mac's "Gypsy" is about Stevie Nicks' best friend, who died of leukemia.
Michael Jackson's "Human Nature" was written by the keyboard player from Toto, who was working on the Thriller album.
Vince Gill, Emmylou Harris and Lyle Lovett are just a few of the artists who have looked to Clark for insightful, intelligent songs.
One of the most successful songwriters in the business, Desmond co-wrote "Livin' La Vida Loca," "Dude (Looks Like A Lady)" and "Livin' On A Prayer."
Starting in Virginia City, Nevada and rippling out to the Haight-Ashbury, LSD reshaped popular music.
With his X-wife Exene, John fronts the band X and writes their songs.
Just how much did these monsters of rock dabble in the occult?
The first of Billy's five #1 hits was the song that propelled Madonna to stardom. You'd think that would get you a backstage pass, wouldn't you?